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A partnership approach to saltmarsh protection in Corner Inlet

After nearly ten successful years working to protect and enhance Corner Inlet, the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority’s Costal Saltmarsh Protection Program is expanding to work with new landholders and more closely with partner agencies.

Working together to protect cultural heritage

On the eve of National Close the Gap Day, Landcarers from across Gippsland are preparing to get together with Traditional Owner groups to learn more about protecting cultural heritage. 

Partnership flourishes on South Gippsland tour

As part of the partnership between WGCMA and the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC), the GLaWAC Cultural Water team recently visited Corner Inlet. The purpose of the visit was to learn more about the CMA projects in the area and the renowned Corner Inlet Connections project.

Passion shines through at Toora

Fifteen hectares of denuded coastal country near Toora in South Gippsland might not be a good starting point. But the journey that Diana Droog and her husband Hugh have taken over the last 10 years is one marked by vision, openness and a sense of wanting to leave the world a slightly better place.

A perfect match at Corner Inlet

A 550-acre property at Manns Beach has been the focus of saltmarsh protection works now for more than a decade. Owned by Yarram local, Esme Rash, the property has been in her family for more than 120 years. According to West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority Project Coordinator, Tanya Cowell, the 390-acre work site is important [...]

Partnership re-affirmed

The West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (WGCMA) and Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) re-signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday, 16th April.

Increasing awareness to Close the Gap

On the eve of this year’s Close the Gap day, staff from West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (WGCMA) and Gippsland Water spent a day learning about Gunaikurnai culture and history, as part of a Cultural Heritage training program.

Access to Horseshoe Bend closed

From the start of February until mid-2019 there will be no public access to Horseshoe Bend, while work is underway to create the Thomson River Fishway.

Fishway contract awarded

Woods Environmental Services has been awarded the contract to re-connect the Thomson River by creating a fishway at Horseshoe Bend.